Dr. Mallika Marshall
Physician, Medical Anchor, Wife and Mother
Dr. Mallika Marshall is the kind of medical doctor you want to consult when you are in need of health advice. Board certified in both internal medicine and pediatrics, Dr. Marshall is on staff at Harvard Medical School and is a practicing physician who treats children and adults at the Massachusetts General Hospital Chelsea Urgent Care Clinic.
The Emmy-award winning physician/journalist has been a television correspondent for over a decade. In addition to recently serving as the Medical Contributor to “Katie”, Katie Couric’s daytime talk show, Dr. Marshall has now returned to WBZ News in Boston as their regular Health Reporter. Before that she served as a regular medical contributor for the CBS Early Show, CBS Newspath, the CBS Evening News, and New England Cable News (NECN). She has also made recent appearances on Al Jazeera America, ABC News Now and Fox and Friends.
Dr. Marshall is a Contributing Editor for Harvard Health Publications (HHP), the publishing division at Harvard Medical School. She previously served as the Medical Director for Everyday Health, the Internet’s most popular source of medical news and information for consumers. Dr. Marshall appeared frequently on “Everyday Health”, the weekly television show on ABC stations, on which she helped provide viewers with a better understanding of a broad range of health issues, from childhood bullying to epilepsy to diabetes.
Dr. Marshall was also the host of “Dr. Mallika Marshall,” a series of health news reports that was nationally syndicated and aired in more than 70 markets, including major cities such as San Francisco, Atlanta, St. Louis, Cleveland, and Houston.
A cum laude graduate of Harvard College, Dr. Marshall received her medical degree at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF), with honors. She completed her medical residency at Harvard in internal medicine and pediatrics. She is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society, the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the National Association of Black Journalists, the Association of Health Care Journalists, and serves on the Board of Trustees for the Urgent Care Foundation and on the Board of Directors for Dress for Success Boston. In addition to numerous medical awards, she was also an associate editor of the Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide and a contributing editor for the Harvard Medical School affiliated website, InteliHealth.
Dr. Marshall is writing a series of children’s books that will deliver healthy messages in entertaining stories for school-age children. She is also a wife, a mother of three young children, and the daughter of former ABC News anchor, Carole Simpson.